not conforming to or following a cycle:
anticyclical sales that rise when the economy fades.
the intensification or development of an .
the weakening or extinction of an .
a circulation of winds around a central region of high atmospheric pressure, clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. Compare (def 1), (def 37). Historical Examples A rising111 barometer, on the other hand, is usually an indication of the fine weather associated with an anticyclone. Practical Exercises in Elementary Meteorology Robert DeCourcy […]
a person who believes that only selfishness motivates human actions and who disbelieves in or minimizes selfless acts or disinterested points of view. (initial capital letter) one of a sect of Greek philosophers, 4th century b.c., who advocated the doctrines that virtue is the only good, that the essence of virtue is self-control, and that […]